Subject: Drawing a polyline with straight segments

After you specify the start point of a polyline, a prompt box provides several options as you draw, such as Distance, Halfwidth, and Width. You can specify different start­ing and ending widths to create a tapered polyline segment.      

After you draw at least one polyline segment, you can use the Undo tool () to remove the previous segment. After you draw two or more polyline segments, you can use the Close option to complete the command by drawing a segment that ends at the start point of the first polyline segment you drew. Choose Done to complete the command without closing the polyline.     

To draw a polyline with straight segments

   1   Do one of the following to choose Polyline ():

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Polyline or choose Draw > Polyline.

   On the menu, choose Draw > Polyline.

   On the Draw toolbar, click the Polyline tool.

   Type polyline and then press Enter.

   2   Specify the start point.

   3   Specify the endpoint of each segment.

   4   To complete the command, choose Close or Done.


Polyline start point (A) and segment endpoints (B).

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